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Aging Bear



Oct. 12, 1968
Avalon Ballroom

Feedback( but where else to put it?) Almost tuneful,very focused. A great show.
The Other One
Aug. 25, 1972
Berkeley Community Theatre

Even though it cuts out after 16mins, a really fine 1972 TOO. Worth 16 minutes of anyones time.
Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Toodeloo
Sept. 15, 1973
Providence Civic Center

Although only part of set 2 seems to exist, great show. Clean,good energy,starting to get that fall 73 jazziness.
Beat it on Down The Line
Oct. 21, 1973
Omaha Civic Auditorium

Keith,Keith ,Keith. A blown count-20?? a laugh, 5 beats and we're off. Give it a whirl. a hidden gem of a show
Ship of Fools
June 22, 1976
Tower Theatre

I mostly don't rat SOFs from any year other than 74,but this one is still as good as they get post break.


Pretty Peggy O
June 17, 1975
Winterland Arena

Not a song I usually go for, but this version(listen to Rob Bertrando's AUD recording) is well done, beautifully sung, delicate playing. Very Good
Around and Around
March 18, 1977
Winterland Arena

Head this one up the charts. starts all slow and determined. Really strong you know, controlled. JERRY precise, THEN........... head down, hair shaking BOOGIE. Who said Jerry couldn't rock n roll? Keith in his barreling 8 to the bar JUST THE BIZ.
Around and Around
April 29, 1977
The Palladium

All too often this song is a disappointment-but not tonight folks! A really great show from start(one of the best Help>slipknot>Franklin's , a great TMNS to end a blazing 1st set then a good solid 2nd set with an excellent stand alone Scarlet Begonias, and ending here. Jerry is all guns blazing and slips into Jonny B Goode at one point. UJB well performed and well sung as an encore
The Music Never Stopped
April 29, 1977
The Palladium

An overlooked show, a very good TMNS to end a blazing 1st set.
Help On The Way > Slipknot > Franklin's Tower
April 29, 1977
The Palladium

Just listening to this and downloading the whole show. What a way to start. This H>S>F needs more listens and a lot more up votes. 29 minutes of bounce and bliss. 1977 Jerry on fire and the whole band roaring along behind.